RECALL Subject : Wheelchair Lift Armored Cable Short Circuit

Report Receipt Date: JUN 24, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V263000

Component(s): EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 178

All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)

TURTLE TOP FORD ODYSSEY 2009

Details


Manufacturer: Turtle Top

SUMMARY:
Turtle Top is recalling certain model year 2009 Ford Odyssey vehicles manufactured August 1, 2006, through June 30,2013 and equipped with a Ricon wheelchair lift with an optional armored pendant cable. The armored cable may be positioned such that it does not clear the wheelchair lift.


CONSEQUENCE:
If the cable does not clear the wheel chair lift it may contact the power lug and if it does not have a non-conductive cover, or it has an improperly installed non-conductive cover, then a short circuit may occur that could result in a fire.

REMEDY:
Turtle Top will notify owners and Ricon will send owners a supplemental cover kit and instructions free of charge. This recall campaign will begin by July 15, 2013. Owners may contact Turtle Top at 1-800-296-2105 or Ricon Customer Service at 1-800-322-2884 or by e-mail at recall.admin@wabtec.com.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236